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The Early History of Medicine By Alexander Wilder
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Early medical practice was intimately allied to philosophy and religion, and only in modern times has it become basically a mechanical and chemical practice based on physical processes. Wilder is... More > most widely known today for his Platonic and philosophic writings as well as having been a prominent figure in medicine of his time, so he is ideally suited as a historian of the early paradigms of medicine. Areas covered are early medical practice in Egypt, Assyria, Persia, India and early Hinduism, China, Greece, the lack of serious schools in Rome, Europe in the Dark Ages, the preservation and revival of philosophy and medicine in the Moslem world, and the bright light of Paracelsus and others in the eventual Renaissance of learning in Europe. The Early History of Medicine is the excerpted first third of Wilder's 900 page The History of Medicine, which Wilder was requested to write in 1890 by the National Eclectic Medical Association, and took 10 years researching.< Less
A Tramp Across the Continent: An Adventurer, Journalist and Activist for Native American Rights and Nature’s Preservation Journeys Across North America (Hardcover) By Charles F. Lummis
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Charles F. Lummis tells of an America long departed, when the western and southern frontiers were wilderness, nature untrammeled and settlers rugged in the face of unforgiving conditions. Written as... More > a retrospective of the adventurer's youth, A Tramp Across the Continent, through its varied events and encounters, transports the reader to an era lost to time. The tale begins in 1884, when the author - disgruntled and unhappy with the tedium of everyday life - sets off from Ohio with the intention of reaching California on foot. His trek, spanning some 3,500 miles and 144 days, is filled with joy, pain and lessons aplenty. The author traverses several of North America's most distinctive landscapes; the bare Midwestern plains, the rugged Rocky Mountains, the deserts of Arizona, and finally the valleys and hills of California. It is the people however which make the journey of Lummis so unique; he is accosted by outlaws multiple times, but evades robbery with a combination of bravado and his trusty revolver.< Less
A Tramp Across the Continent: An Adventurer, Journalist and Activist for Native American Rights and Nature’s Preservation Journeys Across North America By Charles F. Lummis
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Charles F. Lummis tells of an America long departed, when the western and southern frontiers were wilderness, nature untrammeled and settlers rugged in the face of unforgiving conditions. Written as... More > a retrospective of the adventurer's youth, A Tramp Across the Continent, through its varied events and encounters, transports the reader to an era lost to time. The tale begins in 1884, when the author - disgruntled and unhappy with the tedium of everyday life - sets off from Ohio with the intention of reaching California on foot. His trek, spanning some 3,500 miles and 144 days, is filled with joy, pain and lessons aplenty. The author traverses several of North America's most distinctive landscapes; the bare Midwestern plains, the rugged Rocky Mountains, the deserts of Arizona, and finally the valleys and hills of California. It is the people however which make the journey of Lummis so unique; he is accosted by outlaws multiple times, but evades robbery with a combination of bravado and his trusty revolver.< Less
Alisonoward By Howard Zahniser
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Howard Zahniser (1906–1964), primary author of the 1964 federal Wilderness Act, hailed from Tionesta, Pa., along the Allegheny River. In June 1937, Zahniser and his wife of one year, Alice... More > (1918–2014), took a 14-day, 100-mile canoe trip down the Allegheny River from Olean, N.Y., to Tionesta. It was a continuous river trip then, there being no Kinzua Dam. North of Tionesta, the couple camped on Thompson’s Island, now part of the 110-million-acre National Wilderness Preservation System that the 1964 Wilderness Act set in motion. Howard and Alice are now laid to rest beside his beloved Allegheny River in Tionesta’s Riverside Cemetery. With characteristic wordplay, Howard named their canoe and his journal Alisonoward, linking the couples’ first names. Unbeknownst to him, their first child Alison Howard Mathias Zahniser, made the trip in the womb. This journal is published to support designating more wilderness on the Allegheny National Forest.< Less
Wildlife Corridor By J.R. Poulter
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Animals have homes, communities and forage areas. They need trees and undergrowth – it's their backyard! When the trucks and bulldozers come to make a housing development, who pleads for the... More > animals' homes? REVIEWS: 5 STAR REVIEW The illustrations are wonderful,breathing life into scenes, making the story come alive. An excellent storybook for interactive sessions in classrooms/school libraries, it speaks about saving the environment and wildlife and tells how. The rhyming verses give pace, movement and a lyrical feel. "Animals need trees. So do people. That’s the message of this lovely book that will enthrall any child." Dr Bob Rich, environmentalist, scientist, grandfather at Bobbing Around blog. "A fun and colourful picture book that teaches children the importance of trees for our wildlife. Readers will delight at the rhyming prose and colourful illustrations." B. Thorburn, Teacher-Librarian | Experienced Senior Teacher| B. Ed - Secondary | M. Ed. - TL AWARD: LiFE AWARD, Literature for Environment< Less
Way of the Raven Warrior Scout Volume Four By Fernan Vargas & Benjamin Pressley
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We are living in difficult times and we should do all we can to effect positive change in our world but in the midst of it all it is the warrior mind that survives. History has proven time and time... More > again that fate favors the prepared. We are not victims. There is something we can do to preserve that which has kept humanity from passing away as a species. This is a timely and much needed series for all human beings. This series will attempt to provide much needed information to make you the strongest version of yourself as possible. It is up to you to apply the information and let it be a springboard toward getting the training you need to survive and thrive in this world.< Less
Acorn-Hickory Nut Survival Manual By David Plaisted
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The annual crop of acorns in North America surpasses the combined yield of all other nuts, both wild and cultivated, so if you want to learn an edible wild food, acorns are an excellent choice. ... More > Hickory nuts and other edible wild plants are also tasty and nourishing additions to one’s diet. Not only can such foods be helpful in times of emergency or economic hardship, they are also free from some of the problems with much store bought food, such as pesticides, hormones, preservatives, genetic modification, and depletion of trace elements. This book features methods for storing, shelling, rinsing, boiling, and toasting acorns to obtain edible acorn meal, acorn powder, acorn oil, and other edible items from acorns with very little effort. Acorns have been a regular part of the author’s diet for several years. Methods for extracting nuts and milk from unshelled hickory nuts are also given in the book, as well as recipes for preparing salads, greens, salad dressings, soups, and bread from natural foods.< Less
Way of the Raven Warrior Scout Volume Three By Fernan Vargas & Benjamin Pressley
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We are living in difficult times and we should do all we can to effect positive change in our world but in the midst of it all it is the warrior mind that survives. History has proven time and time... More > again that fate favors the prepared. We are not victims. There is something we can do to preserve that which has kept humanity from passing away as a species. This is a timely and much needed series for all human beings. This series will attempt to provide much needed information to make you the strongest version of yourself as possible. It is up to you to apply the information and let it be a springboard toward getting the training you need to survive and thrive in this world.< Less
Way of the Raven Warrior Scout Volume 5 By Fernan Vargas & Benjamin Pressley
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We are living in difficult times and we should do all we can to effect positive change in our world but in the midst of it all it is the warrior mind that survives. History has proven time and time... More > again that fate favors the prepared. We are not victims. There is something we can do to preserve that which has kept humanity from passing away as a species. This is a timely and much needed series for all human beings. This series will attempt to provide much needed information to make you the strongest version of yourself as possible. It is up to you to apply the information and let it be a springboard toward getting the training you need to survive and thrive in this world.< Less
Way of the Raven Warrior Scout Volume Two By Fernan Vargas & Benjamin Pressley
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We are living in difficult times and we should do all we can to effect positive change in our world but in the midst of it all it is the warrior mind that survives. History has proven time and time... More > again that fate favors the prepared. We are not victims. There is something we can do to preserve that which has kept humanity from passing away as a species. This is a timely and much needed series for all human beings. This series will attempt to provide much needed information to make you the strongest version of yourself as possible. It is up to you to apply the information and let it be a springboard toward getting the training you need to survive and thrive in this world.< Less

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